On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1981

Famous Birthdays

  • José Luis Perlaza, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Zurab Khizanishvili, Georgian footballer

Famous Deaths


MurderAnwar Sadat

Anwar Sadat, 3rd President of Egypt (1970-81, Nobel 1978), assassinated by fundamentalist army officers at 62

President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate
Anwar Sadat

1981 Highlights

About October 6, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra